229 Great Grandparents Quotes That Will Warm Your Heart

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How close were you to your grandparents when you were a kid? Do you miss them? Or, are you one of those lucky ones who still have their grandparents with them?

I lost my grandpa when I was in school. He used to give me pocket money when I was in class three! Every evening he used to tell me stories of his childhood – the adventures and mischiefs he had had in life. And I used to listen to them with so much excitement. It was my best time of the day. My grandma is with us, though, and I love her a lot. They were the stars of my childhood!

My baby is very lucky to have both her grandparents to play with her. I feel relieved when she is with them. Seeing them behave like kids when they are with her feels so soothing. It seems like they have got their childhood back.

So, how about showing some love towards them with these meaningful grandparents’ quotes on the coming grandparents’ day?

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Meaningful Grandparents Quotes

Meaningful Grandparents Quotes

Show how much you love your grandparents by sharing these heartfelt quotes with them!

Adorable Grandparents Quotes

These quotes are adorable and perfectly sum up what our grandparents mean to us.

“Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.”

Lexie Saige

“You never know the love of a grandparent until you become one.”

Unknown

“There are no words to describe the happiness in holding your baby’s baby.”

Unknown

“The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy.”

Sam Levenson

“Some of our greatest blessings call us grandma and grandpa.”

Unknown

“The best parents get promoted to grandparents.”

Unknown

“Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.”

Alex Haley

“A child needs a grandparent, anybody’s grandparent, to grow a little more securely into an unfamiliar world.”

Charles and Ann Morse

“Grandfathers are just antique little boys.”

Unknown

“When grandparents enter the door, discipline flies out the window.”

Ogden Nash

“The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.”

Chinese Proverb

“A grandparent has silver in their hair and gold in their heart.”

Unknown

“Becoming a grandmother is wonderful. One moment you’re just a mother. The next you are all-wise and prehistoric.”

Pam Brown

“Grandparents are the best kind of grownups.”

Unknown

“You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.”

Kitty Tsui

“Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.”

Doug Larson

“There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.”

Victor Hugo

“Parents know a lot but grandparents know everything.”

Unknown

“What a bargain grandchildren are! I give them my loose change, and they give me a million dollars’ worth of pleasure.”

Gene Perret

“Grandchildren are God’s way of compensating us for growing old.”

Mary H. Waldrip

“A grandmother is a babysitter who watches the kids instead of the television.”

Unknown

“A grandparent is old on the outside but young on the inside.”

Unknown

“They say genes skip generations. Maybe that’s why grandparents find their grandchildren so likable.”

Joan McIntosh

“Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despited; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.”

Fanny Fern

“One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather.”

Joy Hargrove

“Just about the time a woman thinks her work is done, she becomes a grandmother.”

Edward H. Dreschnack

“Children brought up by their grandparents are generally spoiled.”

Spanish Proverb

“Every house needs a grandmother in it.”

Louisa May Alcott

“No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet.”

Anonymous

“Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, ten, and eleven.”

Bryna Nelson Paston

“If nothing is going well, call you grandmother.”

Italian Proverb

“Grandparents are always told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity.”

Ruth Goode

“I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture.”

Susan Strasberg

“Grandmas never run out of hugs or cookies.”

Unknown

“There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give his or her grandchild.”

Edward Fays

“It’s funny what happens when you become a grandparent. You start to act all goofy and do things you never thought you’d do. It’s terrific.”

Mike Krzyzewski

“Grandpas always have time for you when everyone else is too busy.”

Unknown

“Grandparents are there to help the child get into mischief they haven’t thought of yet.”

Unknown

“Grandparents can be very special resources. Just being close to them reassures a child, without words, about change and continuity, about what went before and what will come after.”

Fred Rogers

“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.”

Marcy DeMaree

“Becoming a grandparent is a second chance. For you have a chance to put to use all the things you learned the first time around and may have made mistakes on. It’s all love and no discipline. There’s no thorn in the rose.”

Joyce Brothers

“Being pretty on the inside means you don’t hit your brother and you eat all your peas — that’s what my grandma taught me.”

Lord Chesterfield

“For grandparents, a baby represents them, their hopes and their desire for the future.”

Apollo

“Grandparents enjoy most the company of their grandchildren. For with them, they experience the miracle of being 10 again.”

Meeta Ahluwalia

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Famous Grandparents Quotes From Books

Famous Grandparents Quotes From Books

Read some meaningful grandparents quotes from some notable books.

“Kids are hard — they drive you crazy and break your heart — whereas grandchildren make you feel great about life, and yourself, and your ability to love someone unconditionally, finally, after all these years.”

Anne Lamott, Some Assembly Required

“My Grandmother would say, ‘Make sure you look good. Make sure you speak well. Make sure you mean that Southern gentleman that I’ve taught you to be.”

Jamie Foxx

“A grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her. She will always love them more than anyone would understand.”

Karen Gibbs, A Gallery of Scrapbook Creations

“In this huge old occidental culture our teaching elders are books. Books are our grandparents!”

Gary Snyder, Practice of the Wild

“You make all your mistakes with your own children, so by the time your grandchildren arrive, you know how to get it right. Plus, once you turn fifty, you kind of stop giving a shit what others think.”

Liz Fenton, The Year We Turned Forty

Sincere Grandparents Quotes

Sincere Grandparents Quotes

These quotes will remind you what place your grandparents have in your life!

“Being pregnant is the most natural thing our bodies can do. Our grandparents did it without all these books, and they came out okay.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler

“In some respects, generations rebelling against their parents result in resemblance to their grandparents.”

Criss Jami

“We hear lots of stories where grandparents go to a store and buy a smartphone so they can keep in touch with kids and grandkids.”

Jan Koum

“Grandmas don’t just say ‘that’s nice’ — they reel back and roll their eyes and throw up their hands and smile. You get your money’s worth out of grandmas.”

Unknown

“I grew up with my grandparents around. I think that’s important for a child. If for no other reason than to hear stories about their parents when they were children.”

Al Roker

“If God had intended us to follow recipes, He wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.”

Linda Henley

“I’m made up of the memories of my parents and my grandparents, all of my ancestors. They’re in the way I look, in the color of my hair. And I’m made up of everyone I’ve ever met who’s changed the way I think.”

Terry Pratchett

“Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.”

Joyce Allston

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”

Ellen DeGeneres

“To a small child, the perfect granddad is unafraid of big dogs and fierce storms but absolutely terrified of the word ‘boo.”

Robert Brault

“It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother.”

Unknown

“The best place to be when you’re said is grandpa’s lap.”

Unknown

“My grandfather was a wonderful role model. Through him I got to know the gentle side of men.”

Sarah Long

“The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.”

Sam Levenson

“Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.”

Allan Frome

“Love is the greatest gift that one generation can leave to another.”

Richard Garnett

“I’m going to be your grandpa! I have the biggest smile. I’ve been waiting to meet you for such a long, long while.”

“Grandparents are, without a doubt, some of the world’s best educators.”

Charles W. Shedd

“Because [grandparents] are usually free to love and guide and befriend the young without having to take daily responsibility for them, they can often reach out past pride and fear of failure and close the space between generations.”

President Jimmy Carter

“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”

Emma Bombeck

“Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.”

Jay Kesler

“Posterity is the patriotic name for grandchildren.”

Art Linkletter

“It is as grandmothers that our mothers come into the fullness of their grace.”

Christopher Morley

“It’s special, grandparents and grandchildren. So much is simpler. Is it always so, I wonder? I think perhaps it is. While one’s child takes a part of one’s heart to use and misuse as they please, a grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free.”

Kate Morton

“If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it.”

Hannah Whitall Smith

“Never have children, only grandchildren.”

Gore Vidal

“Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them.”

Rita Rudner

“An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly.”

Gene Perret

“Self-respect is something that our grandparents, whether or not they had it, knew all about. They had instilled in them, young, a certain discipline, the sense that one lives by doing things one does not particularly want to do, by putting fears and doubts to one side, by weighing immediate comforts against the possibility of larger, even intangible, comforts.”

Joan Didion

“If I had known how wonderful it would be to have grandchildren, I’d have had them first.”

Lois Wyse

“A grandmother is a safe haven.”

Suzette Haden Elgin

“I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it I’d find the same set of grandkids.”

Robert Brault

“Grandma and Grandpa, tell me a story and snuggle me with your love. When I’m in your arms, the world seems small and we’re blessed by the heavens above.”

Laura Spiess

“If your baby is ‘beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time,’ you’re the grandma.”

Teresa Bloomingdale

“When it seems the world can’t understand, your grandmother’s there to hold your hand.”

Joyce K. Allen Logan

“I’m world famous. Throughout the globe — north, south, east, and west — there are literally four people who know my name. It’s great to have all four grandparents still living, and widely dispersed around the world.”

Jarod Kintz

“Elephants and grandchildren never forget.”

Andy Rooney

“It seems to me that sometimes the worst parents make the best grandparents. I’m not sure why. Maybe because there is enough of a generational separation that they don’t see their grandchildren as an extension of themselves, so their relationship isn’t tainted by any self-loathing. And of course, just growing older seems to soften and relax people.”

Sarah Silverman

“If you’re lucky enough to still have grandparents, visit them, cherish them and celebrate them while you can.”

Regina Brett

“My grandparents suffered through the Depression, World War II, then came home to build the greatest middle class in human history. Lord knows they weren’t perfect, but they sure came closest to the American dream.”

Max Brooks

“Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation.”

Lois Wyse

“Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild and or a grandparent.”

Donald A. Norber

“A grandparent is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.”

Unknown

“A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes.”

Barbara Cage

“Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.”

Paulette Bates Alden

“No one who has not known that inestimable privilege can possibly realize what good fortune it is to grow up in a home where there are grandparents.”

Suzanne La Follette

“Going to see my grandparents was the highlight of my childhood summers. I was doted upon, admired, entertained, and overfed. I was never more content and happy.”

Carolyn Anthony

“We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.”

Phyllis Theroux

“My grandmother is over eighty and still doesn’t need glasses. Drinks right out of the bottle.”

Henry Youngman

“Grandfathers know a lot. I know this because I am a grandfather and I feel like I know a lot of things, and frankly I’m rarely wrong.”

Blaine Pardoe

“A baby has a way of making a man out of his father and a boy out of his grandfather.”

Angie Papadakis

“Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy — the mother.”

Claudette Colbert

“I don’t spoil my grandkids, I’m just very accommodating.”

Unknown

“Most grandmas have a touch of the scallywag.”

Helen Thomson

“Grandchildren: The only people who can get more out of you than the IRS.”

Gene Perret

“I used to think I was too old to fall in love again, then I became a grandparent.”

Unknown

“It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does.”

Janet Lanese

“I know you’ve loved me since I was born, but I’ve loved you my whole life.”

Unknown

“Grandparents are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they’re there.”

Unknown

“Holding these babies in my arms makes me realize the miracle my husband and I began.”

Betty Ford

“Grandparents should play the same role in the family as an elder statesman can in the government of a country. They have the experience and knowledge that comes from surviving a great many years of life’s battles and the wisdom, hopefully, to recognize how their grandchildren can benefit from this.”

Geoff Dench

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.”

Unknown

“Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.”

G. Norman Collie

“My grandfather was a giant of a man…When he walked, the earth shook. When he laughed, the birds fell out of the trees. His hair caught fire from the sun. His eyes were patches of sky.”

Eth Clifford

“I’m the twinkle in my Grandpa’s eye…”

Unknown

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature. But beautiful old people are works of art.”

Marjory Barstow-Greenbie

“I feel like my grandparents and parents gave me a tremendous amount. And if I can pass some of that on, then I’ll be very happy.”

Caroline Kennedy

“It is one of nature’s ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us.”

Igor Stravinsky

“As you are now so once were we.”

James Joyce

“To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.”

Thomas Bailey Aldrich

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Meaningful Grandparents Quotes From Unknown People

Meaningful Grandparents Quotes From Unknown People

Share these quotes with your childhood heroes – your grandparents – and see how their faces brighten up instantly!

“A grandparent’s love is strong and deep, filled with memories to treasure and keep.”

“A grandparent’s love will never grow old.”

“A grandparent stops noticing the mistakes of their children because they become so enchanted with the wonderful things their grandchildren do.”

“You never outgrow the loving arms of your grandparent.”

“A grandparent’s love knows no bounds. It does not recognize bedtimes or curfews and agrees dinner can be cookies and ice cream. It can provide unlimited cuddles and kisses. And always has time for just one more story.”

“I am so grateful for my grandparents. They might know all my flaws, but they choose to love me anyway.”

“Happiness is laughing with your grandchild about something highly nonsensical.”

“Grandchildren fill our homes with laughter and fill our heats with love.”

“All grandchildren are smart and beautiful — and obviously take after their grandma.”

“I knew you’d be an incredible grandparent, but wow, you’ve exceeded my expectations.”

“Grandparents fill the world with love.”

“A grandparent’s love feels like nobody else’s.”

“The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our heart.”

“For every ‘no’ we say as parents, we get to say ‘yes’ as grandparents.”

“Because I’m such a good grandmother, I’m currently helping the little ones look for their chocolate…which I ate last night.”

“A day with your grandparents restores your soul.”

“Grandparents never tire of watching their grandchildren flourish.”

“I’m proud of many things in my life but nothing beats being a grandma.”

“Blessed are those who spoil and snuggle, hug and hope, pray and pamper for they shall be called grandparents.”

“Yes, I’m a parent and a grandparent. If you think my hands are full, you should see my heart.”

“Being a grandparent is my happily ever after.”

“The fastest way to locate your grandchildren? Turn off the WiFi — they’ll appear like magic.”

“Grandparents are voices of the past and the door to the future. They provide us with the wisdom from a lifetime of experience that should never be undervalued.”

“Grandparents are a family’s strongest foundation. They are the founders of a loving legacy and the keepers of family traditions that linger on in cherished memories.”

“There is no greater sound than the sound of your grandchildren laughing.”

“Grandparents hold our hands for just a little while, but our hearts forever.”

“Grandparents are like magicians. They can create wonderful memories for their grandchildren out of thin air.”

“If children are the rainbow of life, then grandchildren are the pot of gold.”

“There will never be a day like the day your grandchild was born.”

Sweet Grandparents Quotes

Sweet Grandparents Quotes

Want to bring a smile to your grandparents’ faces? Read these meaningful grandparents’ quotes to them!

I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it, I’d find the same set of grandkids.

Robert Brault

“I don’t intentionally spoil my grandkids. It’s just that correcting them often takes more energy than I have left.”

Gene Perret

“What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.”

Rudy Giuliani

“Grandparents, like heroes, are as necessary to a child’s growth as vitamins.”

Joyce Allston

“In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child’s parent or grandparent.”

Don Marquis

“Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete.”

Marcy DeMaree

“There is nothing more wonderful than the love and guidance a grandparent can give his or her grandchild.”

Edward Fays

“I would love to go back and travel the road not taken, if I knew at the end of it I’d find the same set of grandkids.”

Robert Brault

“As you are now so once were we.”

James Joyce

“Young people need something stable to hang on to — a culture connection, a sense of their own past, a hope for their own future. Most of all, they need what grandparents can give them.”

Jay Kesler

“Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love.”

Unknown

“The history of our grandparents is remembered not with rose petals but in the laughter and tears of their children and their children’s children. It is into us that the lives of grandparents have gone. It is in us that their history becomes a future.”

Charles and Ann Morse

“Truth be told, being a grandma is as close as we ever get to perfection. The ultimate warm sticky bun with plump raisins and nuts. Clouds nine, ten, and eleven.”

Bryna Nelson Paston

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”

Ellen DeGeneres

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”

Desmond Tutu

“When the child you love has a child you love with all that is within you, only then will you know just how grand being a grandparent truly is.”

Anonymous

“No cowboy was ever faster on the draw than a grandparent pulling a baby picture out of a wallet.”

Unknown

“Some of the world’s best educators are grandparents.”

Charles W. Shedd

“Her grandmother, as she gets older, is not fading but rather becoming more concentrated.”

Paulette Bates Alden

“You are the sun, Grandma, you are the sun in my life.”

Kitty Tsui

“A grandmother pretends she doesn’t know who you are on Halloween.”

Erma Bombeck

“Grandchildren don’t make a man feel old; it’s the knowledge that he’s married to a grandmother.”

G. Norman Collie

“Grandma serves kisses, counsel, and cookies daily.”

Unknown

“Our grandchildren accept us for ourselves, without rebuke or effort to change us, as no one in our entire lives has ever done, not our parents, siblings, spouses, friends — and hardly ever our own grown children.”

Ruth Goode

“You do not really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.”

Proverb

“Everyone needs to have access both to grandparents and grandchildren in order to be a full human being.”

Margaret Mead

“Sometimes our grandmas and grandpas are like grand-angels.”

Lexie Saige

“I wish I had the energy that my grandchildren have — if only for self-defense.”

Gene Perret

“It’s impossible for a grandmother to understand that few people, and maybe none, will find her grandchild as endearing as she does.”

Janet Lanese

“Surely, two of the most satisfying experiences in life must be those of being a grandchild or a grandparent.”

Donald A. Norberg

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature / But beautiful old people are works of art.”

Marjory Barslow-Greenbie

“The best place to be when you’re sad is Grandpa’s lap.”

Unknown

“Varicose veins are the result of an improper selection of grandparents.”

William Osler

“The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.”

Sam Levenson

“Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.”

Lewis Mumford

“Grandfathers are for loving and fixing things.”

Unknown

“It’s such a grand thing to be a mother of a mother — that’s why the world calls her grandmother.”

Unknown

“A man’s maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child, at play.”

F. W. Nietzsche

“If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one. There is no fun for old people like it.”

Hannah Whithall Smith

“A grandmother is a safe haven.”

Suzette Haden Elgin

“Grandparents make the world a little softer, a little kinder, and a little warmer.”

Unknown

“It is one of nature’s ways that we often feel closer to distant generations than to the generation immediately preceding us.”

Igor Stravinsky

“The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.”

Chinese Proverb

“Being grandparents sufficiently removes us from the responsibilities so that we can be friends.”

Allan Frome

“A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.”

Unknown

“The smart, kind, beautiful child… must have got it from their grandparents.”

Unknown

“Grandparents are always being told that they are living history to their grandchildren, that they give the children the reassurance of their roots. For me and many grandmothers I have talked to, it works the other way as well. They give us continuity.”

Ruth Goode

“No spring, nor summer hath such grace. As I have seen in one autumnal face.”

John Donne

“Going to see my grandparents was the highlight of my childhood summers…. I was doted upon, admired, entertained and overfed. I was never more content and happy.”

Carolyn Anthony

“A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart.”

Anonymous

“A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.”

Lois Wyse

“Grandparents are a family’s greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, The greatest storytellers, the keepers of traditions that linger on in cherished memory. Grandparents are the family’s strong foundation. Their very special love sets them apart. Through happiness and sorrow, through their special love and caring, grandparents keep a family close at heart.”

Unknown

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Beautiful Grandparents Quotes

Beautiful Grandparents Quotes

These quotes are so heart-touching that they are sure to make your grandparents’ hearts melt!

“Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping; they called it opportunity.”

Charles J. Sykes

“Grandfathers are just antique little boys.”

Unknown

“The old are the precious gem in the center of the household.”

Chinese proverb

“When she smiles, the lines in her face become epic narratives that trace the stories of generations that no book can replace. ”

Curtis Tyrone Jones

“It is only by looking back, as an old woman myself, like her a widow and a grandmother, that I can see how much she loved me and can pay her out of my heart the love I owe her.”

Wendell Berry

“It’s possible to love your grandmother for years and years without really knowing anything about her.”

Fredrik Backman

“This is a place where grandmothers hold babies on their laps under the stars and whisper in their ears that the lights in the sky are holes in the floor of heaven.”

Rick Bragg

“His grandmother had taught him that there was no such thing as coincidence. There are millions of people in this world, she had told him, and the spirits will see that most of them, you never have to meet. But there are one or two that you are tied to, and spirits will cross you back and forth, threading so many knots until they catch and you finally get it right.”

Jodi Picoult

“Having a grandmother is like having an army. This is a grandchild’s ultimate privilege: knowing that someone is on your side, always, whatever the details. Even when you are wrong. Especially then, in fact. A grandmother is both a sword and a shield.”

Fredrik Backman

“Grandmother. The true power behind the power.”

Lisa Birnbach

“You make all your mistakes with your own children so by the time your grandchildren arrive, you know how to get it right. Plus, once you turn fifty, you kind of stop caring what others think.”

Liz Fenton

“A grandchild is different. Gone are the bonds of guilt and responsibility that burden the maternal relationship. The way to love is free.”

Kate Morton

“Grandma, as I have seen in looking back, was the decider of my fate. She shaped my life, without of course knowing what my life would be. She taught me many things that I was going to need to know, without either us knowing I would need to know them.”

Wendell Berry

“A Grandmother thinks of her grandchildren day and night, even when they are not with her. She will always love them more than anyone would understand.”

Karen Gibbs

“And like that, I said goodbye to my grandmother like we were two people who met in a coffee shop, shared a lifetime of stories and left wanting more, but knowing we’d meet there again.”

Darnell Lamont Walker

“My grandmother’s last act on earth was a call for forgiveness, love, and tolerance.”

Sherman Alexie

“Some moments can only be cured with a big squishy grandma hug.”

Dan Pearce

“Grandmas are moms with lots of frosting.”

Unknown

“Granny always said finding justice was as tough as putting socks on a rooster.”

Jessica Maria Tuccelli

“My grandmother had a love which found in me so totally its complement, its goal, its constant lodestar, that the genius of great men, all the genius that might ever have existed from the beginning of the world, would have been less precious to my grandmother than a single one of my defects.”

Marcel Proust

“We should all have one person who knows how to bless us despite the evidence, Grandmother was that person to me.”

Phyllis Theroux

“Your grandma is a magician. Remember that time when you fell off your bicycle and she lifted you up onto the kitchen counter? She cleaned your bloody knees, washed the tears and snot off your face, told you funny stories and tickled your stomach until you giggled so hard it made you hiccup. The tears, the blood, the pain, your mum’s closed bedroom door – all vanished as if your grandma had waved a wand – sim sala bim!”

Margrét Helgadóttir

“Grandmothers are everything in life: If you need a friend, grandma is willing to be your best friend ever.”

Euginia Herlihy

“Some grandmas took their grandchildren to parks, or bought them books and dolls, or shared their special stories. Her grandma shared her recipes.”

Amy E. Reichert

“I often can’t tell what makes me do things. Sometimes I do them just to find out what I feel like doing them. And sometimes I do them because I want to have some exciting things to tell my grandchildren.”

Lucy Montgomery

“Grandma came back from that distance in time that separates grandmothers from their grandchildren and made herself a mother to me.”

Wendell Berry

“Our faces will become works of art that our grandchildren will treasure.”

Adriana Trigiani

“Her grandmother’s cooking area was small- a tiny sink, no dishwasher, a bit of a counter- but out of it came tortellini filled with meat and nutmeg and covered in butter and sage.”

Erica Bauermeister

Conclusion

These meaningful grandparents’ quotes are so wonderful, isn’t it? Which of these quotes can you relate to the most?

Let me know in the comments!

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